WPT and WPR Offer Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2018 State of the State Address

January 18, 2018

Jan. 18, 2018

For more information:

Erik Ernst, WPT Publicist, erik.ernst@wpt.org
Rick Reyer, WPR Regional Manager, rick.reyer@uwc.edu

Television or web stream questions:

Joel Waldinger, State of the State Live Producer, 608-890-2840 joel.waldinger@wpt.org


WPT and WPR Offer Live Coverage of Gov. Scott Walker’s 2018 State of the State Address

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2018 State of the State Address will air live 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR), and will stream live online at wpt.org and wpr.org.

In the address, Gov. Walker will highlight priorities for 2018 before a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature in the State Capitol building. Assembly Minority Leader Rep. Gordon Hintz, a Democrat from Oshkosh, will provide this year’s minority response following the address.

WPT Here & Now anchor Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) State Capitol Bureau Chief Shawn Johnson will co-anchor the coverage.

MEDIA NOTE: Stations may retransmit WPT and WPR coverage, whether live, tape-delayed or in clips for newscasts. Courtesy credit should be given to the appropriate entity, either WPT or WPR. Coverage will not be uplinked via satellite; stations planning to use the coverage will need to record it off-air or access the livestream. You can watch the livestream at http://wpt.org/watch/liveevent.

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